[Chimera-users] Write DMS missing from Tools->Structure Editing menu? (v 1.6.2 and v 1.7)

Duncan Napier dgnapier at sfu.ca
Thu Jan 31 13:33:48 PST 2013


Hi,

Thanks. It looks like there are 2 versions on the system. Someone put in an alias to an old version, which is what ran, overriding all PATH orders etc. 

                                              Duncan. 



----- Original Message -----
> Hi Duncan,
> That looks like some very old version of Chimera.  There should be
> many more entries in that menu, including Write DMS.  Maybe even
> though you downloaded a newer version, what you are starting up is
> old?? You can check version with command "version" or menu: Help...
> About UCSF Chimera.  I doublechecked in Chimera 1.6.2, 1.7 and daily
> build (1.8) on my machine and they all have Write DMS in that menu.
> 
> Download page:
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/download.html>
> 
> Write DMS:
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/dms.html#writedms>
> 
> Elaine
> -----
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
> 
> On Jan 31, 2013, at 11:13 AM, Duncan Napier wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > My first posting here, and I have come here after google searching
> > high and low about this. I understand that Write DMS is now a
> > standard part of Chimera, but I am (or more correctly, the users I
> > support) not able to access or use it from the Tools->Structure
> > Editing menu.
> > 
> > I installed the binaries (x86_64 and x86) from the UCSF Chimera
> > site, but none of them seem to have Write DMS functionality.
> > 
> > I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (Precise) on a Dell Vostro 486 PC,
> > Intel Core i7-2600 3.4 gHz, 8 Gb RAM, 1 Tb SATA HDD, Video AMD
> > Radeon HD 6450 1GB DDR3.
> > 
> > What am I doing wrong? You can click on this link for a screenshot
> > of what I see (its an XMing screenshot, but the view is the same
> > in Ubuntu)
> > 
> > http://www.sfu.ca/~dgnapier/post/chimera-DMS.jpg
> > 
> > Any suggestions much appreciated!
> 




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